1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Astragalus L.
      1. Astragalus caprinus L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. & E. Medit. to Iran and Arabian Peninsula.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Mediterranean grasslands., Mediterranean bushland & thicket
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Tunisia, Turkey

    Astragalus caprinus L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Samuelsson, G. [s.n.], Israel Astragalus beershabensis K000911352 Unknown type material
    Zohary, M. [s.n.], Israel Astragalus bersabeensis K000911356 syntype
    Kotschy, K. G. T. [99], Syria Astragalus platyraphis K000911354
    Kotschy, K. G. T. [99], Syria Astragalus platyraphis K000911355

    First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1071 (1763)

    Accepted by

    • Podlech, D & Zarre, S. (2013). A taxonomic revision of the genus Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) in the Old World 1: 1-822. Naturhistorisches Museum Wien.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Podlech, D & Zarre, S. (2013). A taxonomic revision of the genus Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) in the Old World 1: 1-822. Naturhistorisches Museum Wien.
    • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Quezel, P. & Santa, S. (1962). Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie et des regions desertiq. merid. 1

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0